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Jan. 25

Vaughan News

VIDEO: CityNews -- Confrontation over condo development (CityNews at 11)

(Updated article from Toronto Star article below) Developer hits snag at Vaughan committee of adjustment (

Vaughan mayor warns developers against cancelling projects that 'leave people out in the cold' (

Angry Icona condo buyers want Vaughan to reject developer’s second application (,

GTA News

Here’s How Much the Town of Oakville Could be Spending This Year (

Could a two-per-cent sales tax solve Toronto’s budget woes? (

TTC board approves 10-cent fare increase (

Toronto’s densification goals run headlong into reality (

Provincial News

Liberal leadership hopefuls already working ‘the room’ for support (

Cheers, caution greet Ontario's reversal on Bill 66 (

Past municipal reviews offer history lesson for provincial announcement (

Ontario Cannabis Store seeks courier for same-day home delivery (

Federal News

Trudeau warns fear-mongering over immigration will be part of election campaign (,


Vaughan News

Mayor Bevilacqua interview with 105.9 The Region host Jim Lang (105.9 The Region)

City of Vaughan raises more than $86K for United Way campaign (

Angry Icona condo buyers want Vaughan to reject developer’s second application (

Urban Design & Placemaking: Revitalizing Hamilton (NRU)

Durham Transit Technology: Improving Service (NRU)

Province Relaxes Intensification Targets: Growth Plan Changes (NRU)

Mississauga Transitway: Ambitious Design (NRU)

Vaughan Design Review Panel Agenda (NRU)

Committee Agendas (NRU)


York Region News

Chinese New Year celebrations abound in Markham (

‘Tax reforms’ top concerns when Morneau meets business leaders in Aurora (

GTA News

Scugog says yes to pot shops (DurhamRegion)

Which GTA cities voted to opt-in to allow pot stores? Which ones opted out? (

TTC plans to hire dozens of fare inspectors to deter people from skipping out on paying (


Toronto’s affordable housing plan proceeds, but John Tory and council begged to do more (

Ford government backs down on plan that could have opened up the Greenbelt to development (,

Provincial News

Look, no hands! Driverless cars now allowed on Ontario roads (

Pot shops in Ontario: 77 out of 414 municipalities opt out (,

Class size, teacher hiring part of new education consultations, leaving one teachers union wary (


Large Ontario cities opting out of pot shops is a ‘haircut to expectations’ (

Federal News

Bill Morneau to address economic jitters as he touts Liberal achievements (

Trudeau drops into southern New Brunswick to boost MP in battleground riding (

‘Recasting’ needed in global response to refugee crisis, report says (,

Canadians spend $54M on weed in first month after legalization (

Jan. 23

Vaughan News


Niagara University expands south of Bradford (


Ontario's Government for the People Welcomes Niagara University to Vaughan (


Vaughan council votes ‘no’ to cannabis retails shops (


York9 Football Club signs Japanese midfielder Wataru Murofushi (


Vaughan Opts Out of Retail Pot Shops (



York Region News

Aurora residents yell 'shame' as town opts in to host pot shops (


Richmond Hill to push forward with intensification, housing development (


What's Going on Here?: Leslie St., St. John's Sdrd. construction in Aurora (


Stouffville resident upset with blue box items blowing in the wind (


Newmarket council 'kicks tires' on 3 tax increase options for 2019 (


GTA News


Advocates, Toronto councillors call for state of emergency over city’s homeless (


No mass eviction planned for people living under Gardiner, city says (


Provincial News


At least 65 municipalities across Ontario say no to cannabis retail (

Jan. 22

Vaughan News

Niagara University opens its Vaughan location (

Niagara University campus opens doors to 300 students in Vaughan (

Brampton, Halton Hills and Aurora opt-in, Vaughan opts-out to retail cannabis stores (

Brampton votes in favour of retail pot shops, Vaughan votes 'no' (

Vaughan council not supporting Ontario's Bill 66 after public backlash (

Mayor Bevilacqua announces first university in Vaughan (

Mayor Bevilacqua announces first university in Vaughan (The Canadian Business Journal

Mayor Bevilacqua announces first university in Vaughan (680News)

Niagara University opens its Vaughan location (Breakfast

York Region News

Residents, conservation authority spat over East Gwillimbury's bylaws (

Stouffville musician, author launches new historical album in hometown (

Markham, Newmarket alter textile recycling bins to prevent needless deaths (

Nobleton homeowner demands more speed enforcement on King Road to protect family (

A small amount of Eastern Ontario municipalities to opt out of province's cannabis plans (

Town of Newmarket opts out of allowing retail cannabis stores (

GTA News

Toronto grapples with bitter deep freeze (,

Provincial News

‘Humans are suffering’: Axing of basic income pilot project leaves trail of broken dreams (

Jan. 21

Vaughan News


VIDEO: Deputy City Manager, Stephen Collins, interviewed on CityNews (


What’s Going On Here?: Hwy. 400 construction in King, Vaughan (


Hospice Vaughan receives $2M in provincial funding (


York Region News


Have a problem with noise? Richmond Hill wants to hear from you (

GTA News


Brampton councillors clash over upcoming vote on hosting marijuana shops (


Experts call Scarborough subway funding proposal ‘far-fetched’ (


The TTC needs $33.5 billion to keep the system functional -- roughly two-thirds of which are unfunded, report says (


Jam-packed Dufferin St. is speeding toward rapid densification (


In Union Station, in frozen January, an art garden blooms (


Provincial News


Tuition reduction needed in province: Smith (


Provincial cuts leave adults with disabilities ‘hanging on a ledge’ (


Doug Ford hires Hazel McCallion for $150,000 a year as ‘special adviser’ (


Cinesphere? Megamall? Casino? Ferris wheel? Critics worry about Ford government’s plan for Ontario Place (


Federal News


City of Ottawa again looking for a new chief information officer (